Frans Timmermans

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Person.png Frans Timmermans   IMDB TwitterRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician, diplomat)
BornFranciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria Timmermans
1961-05-06
Maastricht, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Alma materRadboud University, Nancy 2 University
Children4
SpouseIrene Timmermans
PartyDemocrats 66, Labour Party
Vice-President of the European Commission

Employment.png Vice-President of the European Commission Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1 November 2014 - Present
Preceded byCatherine Ashton

Employment.png Netherlands/Minister for Foreign Affairs

In office
5 November 2012 - 17 October 2014

Employment.png State Secretary for European Affairs

In office
22 February 2007 - 23 February 2010

Employment.png Member of the House of Representatives

In office
6 May 1998 - 22 February 2007

Employment.png Member of the House of Representatives

In office
9 June 2010 - 5 November 2012

Franciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria "Frans" Timmermans

Career

As Vice-President of the European Commission, opined on "Which world do we want after COVID-19?"[1] and on how to ensure that "all of Europe gets vaccines".[2]

Opinions

“They are now being disappointed. Look at what the divisiveness of Brexit has done to the UK. Today, the UK looks like Game of Thrones on steroids.”
Frans Timmermans (16 May 2019)  [3]

 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/20085 June 20088 June 2008US
Virginia
Chantilly
The 56th Bilderberg, Chantilly, Virginia, 139 guests
Brussels Forum/2006Belgium
Brussels
Yearly discreet get-together of huge amount of transatlantic politicians, media and military and corporations, under the auspices of the CIA and NATO-close German Marshall Fund.
Brussels Forum/201723 March 201725 March 2017Belgium
Brussels
Yearly discreet get-together of huge amount of transatlantic politicians, media and military and corporations, under the auspices of the CIA-close German Marshall Fund. The overarching theme was "‘End of Complacency – Era of Action?"
Munich Security Conference/20131 February 20133 February 2013Germany
Munich
Bavaria
The 49th Munich Security Conference
Munich Security Conference/201431 January 20142 February 2014Germany
Munich
Bavaria
The 50th Munich Security Conference
WEF/Annual Meeting/201521 January 201524 January 2015SwitzerlandAttended by a lot of people. This page lists only the 261 "Public Figures".
WEF/Annual Meeting/201620 January 201623 January 2016World Economic Forum
Switzerland
Attended by over 2500 people, both leaders and followers, who were explained how the Fourth Industrial Revolution would changed everything, including being a "revolution of values".
WEF/Annual Meeting/201717 January 201720 January 2017World Economic Forum
Switzerland
2950 known participants, including prominently Bill Gates. "Offers a platform for the most effective and engaged leaders to achieve common goals for greater societal leadership."
WEF/Annual Meeting/201922 January 201925 January 2019World Economic Forum
Switzerland
WEF/Annual Meeting/202021 January 202024 January 2020World Economic Forum
Switzerland
This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21 January 2020, coinciding with the start of the meeting.
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